Biography

Vinh Van Vo is a member of Herrick's Land Use & Zoning Group where he works with attorneys and clients on all aspects of land use and zoning in New York City. Vinh is an experienced city planner and architect with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. He is highly-skilled in zoning code, design analysis and inter-agency coordination.

Prior to joining Herrick, Vinh was with the New York City Department of City Planning for more than four years, most recently as a Senior Planner and Senior Zoning Specialist where he worked on complex large-scale developments, waterfront developments, and politically sensitive special permits and neighborhood rezonings. Additionally, he managed the new "Fast Track" process, reducing the average time it takes to process and approve a private application by more than 40% and advised on enhancing the process annually by crafting drawing standards and streamlining internal procedures for ministerial actions. While at City Planning, Vinh also served as the agency zoning lead for ministerial approvals such as FRESH.

Memberships & Associations

  • American Planning Association, American Institute of Certified Planners